Michael Kevin Baldwin (Actor/Director/Teacher/Playwright)
Michael has performed Off-Broadway, at The Metropolitan Opera, at The Kennedy Center, in national tours, and regionally across the country. He teaches Drama at The Brearley School in Manhattan where he has directed such acclaimed productions as Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Into the Woods, Death of a Salesman, Our Town and more. Michael co-created and directed the play #BraveSpace, which premiered at New York University’s Forum on Ethnodrama. He previously taught Drama at Hunter College High School, Acting at Manitou Performing Arts Camp, TADA NYC, The Sharon Playhouse, and The Falls Village Children’s Theater. Michael serves on the Board of Directors of The Sharon Playhouse and is the Chair of the Education Committee. He holds a MA in Education from The City College of New York and a BA in Theater and Sociology from Skidmore College.
Amber Cameron (Actor/Dancer/Teacher)
Amber has been a professional dancer since moving to NYC from Seattle, WA in 2001 and has been fortunate to have toured nationally with CATS, Crazy For You, and Funny Girl.She has also performed for 7 years as a Rockette in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall and many other cities across the U.S. Amber has a BA from the University of Washington, is an ABT® Certified Teacher, and trains at Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center. Since moving to Northwest CT in 2009, she has performed in theaters across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York. Amber has taught Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Musical Theater to dancers of all ages as well as choreographing productions for Housatonic Regional Valley High School, The Hotchkiss School, and The Taft School.
Sarah Combs (Actor/Director/Theater Arts Teacher)
Sarah is a teacher and director who recently retired from teaching high school theatre after 28 years. She directed Footloose, Annie Get Your Gun, High School Musical, Aida, Hairspray, 13 The Musical, All Shook Up, and the recent critically acclaimed production of Crazy For Youat the Sharon Playhouse where she currently serves as Vice President of the Board. Sarah was one of the original founders of Tri-Arts and the first President of the Board when the theatre company began in 1989. As an actor, Sarah has performed opposite Ed Ames in Shenandoah!,as Fran in Promises, Promises with Barry Williams and in Joseph…with David Cassidy. She portrayed the role of Petra in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of A Little Night Music, in which the New York Times called her performance “smashing.” Sarah holds a BFA in musical theatre performance from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and a MA in Arts from Empire State College.
Sarah Cuoco (Teacher/Choreographer)
Sarah has been a dance teacher and choreographer for the past 16 years, with a focus on Ballet and Jazz. Growing up the “ballet teacher’s daughter”, Sarah has spent her whole life observing and learning this art. Her training began with Gail Gerber of Les Grands Ballets Des Canadiens, and the Nutmeg School of Ballet. Sarah has taught at The Ballet School (Lakeville, CT), The Studio (Amenia, NY), and was a sub for Lara Luzim at PMT (New York, NY). While living in New York City, Sarah continued her training at Broadway Dance Center and PMT. Sarah is a certified bodyART instructor and holds a teacher certificate from the National Dance Institute founded by Jacques D’Amboise.
Danny Tiger (Songwriter,Actor,/Educator/Author)
After a decade in Los Angeles and New York, Danny is happy to call Lakeville his home. As a songwriter, he has written for Disney, DreamworksTV, CNN's Parts Unknown, The Jim Henson Company, and Sony Music, and his musical catalog has been featured in over a hundred different television shows and films. He has worked as a songwriter-in-residence for NASA and The City Museum of St. Louis. This summer, his original musical, Hudson,based on the explorer of the same name, debuts at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in their development series. Danny's first book, I AM YOUR SONGWRITING JOURNAL has sold over 10K copies and his follow up book, LET’S MAKE A MOVIE has recently sold out of its first printing.